Encontro das Aguas by Sandra Cinto

mural done by Brazilian artist Sandra Cinto #4  

Encontro das Águas is a mural done by Brazilian artist Sandra Cinto, at the Seattle Art Museum, for the Olympic Sculpture Park PACCAR Pavilion.

For one thing, this mural caught my attention for its similarities to a famous artwork that I like a lot, The Great Wave of Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai. In fact, the artist states her influence by artists that have done similar works, including Hokusai, as well as Sol LeWitt, Regina Silveira, and Theodore Géricault. For this big project, two assistants who traveled with her, as well as a few local artists and designers, and even volunteers and the museum employees, helped her.  Very few materials were used for this work: blue paint and a silver pen.

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